children

Children and post-traumatic stress disorder

Assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. Takeaways: Any child exposed to a traumatic event can experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Children’s symptoms can be very different from those…

Do you know the schedule for vaccinating children?

Learn how to promote pediatric immunizations in your practice. Part of ANA’s Bringing Immunity to Every Community campaign. this handout stresses the importance of vaccinating children and their…

Pediatric lead exposure

Lead has long been known to be a toxic agent. Recently, concern has been rising regarding lead exposure in children’s toys. Although lead in paint on toys has…

Recognizing depression in children

All kids can be moody and unpredictable. But for roughly 5% of children, behavioral changes reflect depression. Learn why depression holds added dangers for children – and how you…

Troubling Imagery

Carolyn Jaramillo de Montoya, MSN, CPNP, may no longer be shocked, but she’s certainly exasperated by what she sees during well-child home visits: TVs in the rooms of…

Understanding seizures in children

Although seizures are scary for the child, parents, and bystanders, most pediatric seizures can be controlled or eliminated.

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